Letter from Godthaab 8 August 1940 to San Francisco, USA. King Christian X 5 øre, 10 øre and 15 øre tied by CDS GODTHAAB –8-8-1940 and on arrival in US, a straight line cancel ”PAQUEBOT struck on front. 30 øre was the rate to US and Canada during WWII, from July 1940 until May 1945 for letters under 20 gram.
Færøerne, 1941, 246, 2A,6A
Airmail letter from Thorshavn 2 May 1941 to Copenhagen, Denmark bearing 190 øre stamps in postage, three 20/1 øre and two 60 øre provisional issue 1941 and two 5 øre wavy-line issue, tied by cds “THORSHAVN 2.5.41 17-19” with receving mark “VANLØSE 21.7.41 12,00” struck on front. 20 øre letter rate plus 2x 85 øre airmail surcharge making 190 øre correct franking. British resealing tape “P.C. 90 / OPENED BY / EXAMINER 4461” and German “Geöffnet b” resealing tape and censormark in red. Envelope slightly cut at top.
16 Aur-value, black print, imperforate, thin smooth paper. Small faults. FACIT does list a black proof in vertical pair with 5 aur, rare.
Danmark, 1873, 18
Transatlantic letter from Copenhagen to Baltimore Maryland August 25, 1873 and then forwarded poste restante to Vienna in Austria. Transit marks New York, Baltimore and Vienna. Boxed “Via Tydskland”. Despite some small perforation faults, this is a very unusual transatlantic letter.
Dansk Vestindien, 1898, 11y
Letter franked with 10 cents bicoloured inverted frame VII printing from Christiansted to Copenhagen December 19, 1898 tied by Christiansted cds. 10 cents UPU rate. St. Thomas transit and Copenhagen arrival mark on reverse. A fine cover.
Dansk Vestindien, 1896, 5
2 Cents envelope wm III with additional 1 cent bicoloured VIII printing from Frederiksted to Bassin September 23, 1896 tied by Frederiksted cds and Christiansted arrival mark on reverse. Local rate 3 cents, unusual item.
Dansk Vestindien, 1894, 10
Letter from St. Thomas to Assens January 9, 1894 franked with a pair of 5 cents bicoloured VI printing to make up the 10 cents UPU rate. Possible earliest reported use of VI printing.
Holsted Postkontor receipt dated 13 December 1924. 5 Kr. King Christian violet, single franking, paying for 125 postcards for local distribution each at 4 øre. Small tear in form not visible from the front. Postkvittering udstedt af Holsted Postkontor den 13 December 1924, gebyret betalt med et enkelt 5 Kr. Kong Christian X violet, som betaling for udsendelse af 125 stk. adresseløse brevkort til 4 øre pr. stk. Ekstrem sjælden anvendelse med enkeltfrankering af 5 kr. Christian X 1920. Ubetydelig lille rift i formularen som er understøttet med hængsel.
Internee letter sent from POW machinest Wende aboard the Zeppelin L-4 that crashed near the lighthouse at Blåvands Huk NW of Esbjerg on February 17th 1915, same day L-3 crashed on the Island of Fanø. The crew was interned near Odense, and letters from these internees are quite scarce and desired among Zeppelin collectors.
Danmark, 1872, 16, 18
Postal 4 sk. stationery envelope sent from Copenhagen to Brussels 22 June 1872, additional franked with 2 sk. and two 4 sk. bicoloured issues, the 4 sk. originally attached as separated to the envelope. Rare usage to Belgium, besides it's also sent to the legendary Belgian Stamp dealer “J. B. Moens”
Soldier's letter sent from Lysabild, Als to Korsør 16 March 1864 and inside dated 10 March 1864. Stamped “FELTPOST NO. 1 P1 16/3” and charged “6” sk. in red crayon.
Letter sent from Friedrichstadt to Copenhagen and then re-directed to Stettin 13 May 1862. For the forwarding the Danish share marked in red crayon 1 1/4 Sch. C and due 4 1/4 in blue ink for the Mecklenburg by the addressee. Unusual letter.
Island, 1939, tj 43
PRINTED MATTER Official letter from Reykjavik to Vík í Myrdal April 9, 1941 franked with a single overprinted Pjónusta 10 aur King Christian X issue. Rate 10 aur for printed matters weighing up to 50 grams. Rare
Island, 1873, 4B
16 sk. yellow perf 12 1/2 corner block of four with full margin. Fine centering, unused.
Danish City Post. Commercial letter from ”Magasin Français” with cash franco 3 øre mark.
Danmark, 1872, 20y
16 sk. green/grey bicolored issue II printing 1872 with inverted frame pos. 90, used. In this condition a very scarce stamp.
10 øre reply-card sent from Nordby Fanø to Chemnitz and returned with Chemnitz CDS 6 August 1895 and Nordy arrival mark on reply card. Rare set.
Unpaid letter sent from Copenhagen to Uddevalla 18 October 1862. Sent by steamer „Excellencen Toll” endorsed “pr. Excellenc Toll” and “via Gothenborg”, 36 øre Swedish due, Danish share in blue crayon “2 1/2” Lybske sk. and back stamped Göteborg CDS 20.10.62.
Danish City Post. Copenhagen Bypost letter with 10 øre yellow 1882-issue tied by one-ring canceller. A highly attractive small cover.